- Michelle Boit gifted her parents with a four-bedroom house in Eldoret town
- She said she was motivated to build them a house after observing most of her friends in diaspora were living large as parents suffer back home
- Michelle had been working with Tullow Oil in Kenya before she moved to a Chad-based oil company with offices in Nairobi
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Nothing beats the feeling of gifting your parents especially if you grew up with literally nothing.
This was the case of a Kenyan female petroleum engineer after she decided to gift her parents with a luxurious house in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu county.
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Michelle Boit who is in her early 40s took to social media to celebrate her parents for their upbringing.
The engineer who studied in United States said she was motivated to build her parents a four-bedroom house after observing most of her friend's parents were suffering as their children live large in the foreign nation.
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She had been working with Tullow Oil in Kenya before she moved to a Chad-based oil company with offices in Nairobi.
"I have seen many of my friends in diaspora living large but the parents are suffering and living in deplorable condition. And as a way of saying thanks to my mother, I built them a house to motivate others to do the same also," she said.
The ceremony was attended by family members and a priest who presided over the handing over ceremony before sprinkling holy water in the house as a sign of blessings.
Notably, other Kenyans have also taken the same initiative given the story of Ken Carson who overcame poverty to became a dentist.
Ken built her mother a house in celebration for her 55th birthday after years of living in a poorly built mud house in Siaya county.
Meanwhile, Ghanaian-Canadian supermodel, Nini Amerlise, is making waves in the modelling industry in Canada and raising the flag of Ghana and Africa high as a result.
Ameyawdebrah.com reports that in March this year, Nini Amerlise took home two awards at the AFRIFAMU Awards held in Los Angeles: Best Canadian Model of the Year and one for philanthropy recognition called Using Talent to Impact Women.
Life has not always been so good for the Ghanaian-Canadian who was a victim of several counts domestic abuse and bullying growing up.
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